honors the best of LA Chefs on June 12™, the award-winning restaurant industry trends magazine, celebrates its 2014 Los Angeles Rising Stars Awards on Thursday June 12. They are honoring up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals, who represent the vanguard of the contemporary American dining scene. Which LA is currently at the forefront of.

The LA winners will be showcased at the gala, a walk-around tasting gala giving attendees the opportunity to experience 20 of Los Angeles’s top chefs and restaurants with beverage pairings and cocktails by the winning sommeliers and bartenders, in one location for one night only.

Host Neal Fraser welcomes some of the top chefs in the city at the moment. Including Cole Dickinson of Ink, Brian Dunsmoor and Kris Tominaga of The Hart and the Hunter, Ori Menashe of Bestia, Niki Nakayama of n/naka, Bryant Ng of The Spice Table, Atsushi Takatsuki of MB Post, Ari Taymor of Alma, Jonathan Whitener of Animal, Jessica Koslow of Sqirl, Alvin Cailan of Eggslut, Miles Thompson of Allumette, and more! Bartenders for the night include Devon Tarby of Honeycut and Kiowa Bryan of Eveleigh. Including somms Rob Harpest of Bouchon and Taylor Parsons of Re?publique.

General Admission is $95 per person. VIP tickets are $125 and include a private VIP reception with Champagne and Petrossian Caviar. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will go to The Garden School Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at


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